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Elon Phoenix Families Summer 2015
Family Weekend 2015
Mark your calendars: Family Weekend is Sept. 25-27! Don't miss out on the faculty meet and greet, parent mini-classes, grandparent and sibling activities and more. The Family Weekend Tailgate will kickoff the Elon vs. Towson football game with fun and games, family and friends and delicious tailgating treats. Registration is now open. Click below for a detailed schedule of events and to register.

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Health and Wellness
Health and wellness is more than getting your student to feel better during the sniffles, it is a lifestyle. In addition to the on-campus clinic, the R.N. Ellington Center, where your student can schedule appointments to be seen by a licensed medical professional, Elon's Office of Student Health and Wellness offers much, much more! This includes health education events and promotional initiatives throughout the academic year; private counseling sessions that are available through Counseling Services; and Campus Recreation which offers many opportunities to exercise in individual and group settings.

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A Community of Leadership
Elon is not a campus that produces a few influential people but rather a community that shapes engaged and driven citizens. The Center for Leadership offers multiple opportunities for your student to grow as a leader whether it is through a fellowship, in the classroom, through the LEAD program, within a student organization, at Elon or beyond. These leadership opportunities make up one of the five Elon Experiences.

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Class of 2019: Are you ready?
The "Are You Ready" series is designed to prepare incoming students for the challenging and engaging intellectual climate at Elon. On the site, you'll find upcoming dates and deadlines, as well as resources about Orientation. The series also has a component for students and parents to ask questions during web chats to help prepare for the transition. Transcripts from previous chats are also available.

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Why Why We Can't Wait?
Every year, incoming undergraduates are encouraged to read a predetermined piece of literature to launch them into their academic careers. As an integral beginning component to the Elon Core Curriculum, Why We Can't Wait will challenge your student to think critically about leadership models, effective communication, global citizenship and more.

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Service and Civic Engagement - What does it all mean?
Service and Civic Engagement is a core value at Elon and one of the five Elon Experiences. Through the Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement, Elon Volunteers!, a student-run organization, serves as the hub for volunteering and offers a wide variety of options from days of service to weekly volunteer opportunities. Elon students address issues of education, disability services, affordable housing, family services, human rights, mentoring and food security.

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Coming Soon: Upcoming Events
Checkout the upcoming events for parents and students.
Also, be sure to checkout the 2015-16 Academic Calendar.

Move-In & Orientation - Aug. 21-24
First-year students will move in on Friday, August 21 and immediately dive into New Student Orientation. Check the Orientation schedule for more info.

Job & Internship Expo - Sept. 22
More than 70 employers will be on campus to meet students from all majors and class years. Student can explore internship and job options with companies like Time Inc., GlaxoSmithKline, MetLife, City Year and many more.

Family Weekend - Sept. 25-27
A fun-filled weekend for the whole family! Be sure to register and grab your tickets now.

Fall Convocation - Oct. 6
Don't miss out on this year's Fall Convocation speaker Itzhak Perlman, a renowned classical musician. It'll take place at 3:30 p.m. in Alumni Gym.

Graduate & Professional School Fair - Oct. 21
For students considering graduate and professional school, this is a great opportunity to meet representatives from many universities and programs.

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